Mushroom Fried Rice Recipe
Recipe type: Main, Veg
RecipeCuisine: Indochinese
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Serves: 4-5
 
Easy Mushroom Fried Rice Recipe - a simple, stir fried recipe made in less than 30 mins.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 2 cups of basmati or any long grained rice
  • 1-2 celery leaves (optional) ajmoda
  • 1.5 tbsp oil or butter
  • 1 tbsp ginger peeled and chopped finely (adrak)
  • 2 tbsp whites or spring onion or onion chopped finely (pyaz)
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped finely (lehsun)
  • 12-14 cashew (optional) kaju
  • 1 tsp sugar (shakar)
  • ½ cup capsicum chopped or diced finely (simla mirchi) optional
  • ½ cup french bean chopped diagonally (optional)
  • 1 packet or 200 gms of button mushroom chopped into chunks (khumb)
  • ½ cup finely chopped carrot (gajar) optional
  • 3-4 green or red chilies chopped diagonally (hari mirch)
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp fermented soy sauce
  • 1 tsp vinegar (sirka)
  • 1 tbsp sichuan pepper powder (optional) teppal
  • 1 tbsp pepper powder or as required (kali mirch powder)
  • 1 tsp red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • salt as required (namak)
How to make the recipe?
  1. Firstly cook the rice on pan or pressure cooker or microwave. Pour the rice into a colander.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a wide bottomed sauce pan with oil or butter add garlic an ginger. Saute on high heat.
  3. Once the raw smell of ginger disappears add the cashew and whites of spring onion.
  4. When the onion changes to pink color add the rest of diced veggies like carrots, french beans, and capsicum. Toss and saute them on high heat. Keep stirring the pan.
  5. Also, add the mushrooms and keep tossing them on high heat.
  6. After 1-2 mins you would see the mushrooms sweating or leaving the water.
  7. Now add tomato sauce, pepper powder, soy sauce, vinegar, red chili powder, sugar, salt and Sichuan pepper if using. Mix all nicely.
  8. Finally, add cooked rice and mix all gently. Else the rice might get mushy.
  9. Lastly, add chilies, cover the pan for a minute on low heat. Alternatively, you could shake and stir the rice on high heat.
  10. Switch off the gas and serve your mushroom fried rice with veg manchurian or any gravy based dish.
Notes
1. always toss veggies on high heat for the crunch.
2. using nuts and other veggies are optional.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/mushroom-fried-rice-recipe/